When Hermine decided to ignore the Northeast, no one seemed upset by the truancy. But storms always leave a calling card, an absence note, a rescheduling notice. This time, the note came in bursts of howling wind that turned the evening sky into a dramatic canvas. Judging from the result, this no-show can be, after all, excused.
(Photos: September 6, 2016 – Long Island, New York)